Easy Beef Wellington Recipe

Easy Beef Wellington Recipe

You’ve taken the decision to make Beef Wellington. Cheers! You’re going to make all of your dinner guests delighted. While the beginnings of good recipes are unknown, we do know it’s a show-stopper for Christmas that is not for the faint of heart. We’ve broken down all the parts of a classic Beef Wellington from the inside out so you can keep making the best Wellington you can. We put belief in you!

Whether you’ve never made Beef Wellington before or are a seasoned master, this recipe will make the process easier while still tasting delicious. Filet mignon covered with mushrooms, shallots, Dijon mustard, and salty prosciutto, all wrapped up in a crunchy puff pastry.

Beef Wellington


A tender cut of beef is wrapped in a pastry shell and served as Beef Wellington. A layer of prosciutto is layered on top of the beef, which is topped with mushrooms, Dijon mustard, and shallots.

It is named after British Prime Minister Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington. It’s unclear what part he played in the design of this now-famous recipe, but it sounds as delicious as it tastes!

beef wellington
beef wellington

How to make the most delicious beef wellingtons

Because these beef wellingtons are provided separately, you may cook them to your right temperature, whether medium-rare, medium, or medium-well. It’s important to get the right size fillets for the best results — the ideal size is an 8-ounce steak that’s 2 inches thick.

With beef wellington, what do you serve?

So this easy beef wellington recipe is a show-stopper, mix it with two or three similarly impressive sides. To pull it all together, I go with a potato side, a couple of vegetable sides, and some gravy… YUM! Try it with the following:

beef wellington
beef wellington

At home, make a restaurant-quality beef wellington

When dining out with the family, beef wellington is usually a hit because it feels so delicious and hard to make! This fast beef wellington recipe, on the other hand, is quite easy to cook, and if you keep to the timings, it will turn out perfectly! Make sure that happens at your next date night dinner! You’re going to be a hit!

beef wellington
beef wellington

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beef wellington

Easy Beef Wellington Recipe

This simple beef Wellington feeds eight people and is perfect for a romantic night or dinner guests. Individual beef wellings are a terrific addition to any special occasion, and they're a lot easier to prepare than you may think! This restaurant-quality supper can be enjoyed at home!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Inactive Time 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Dinner
Cuisine American, British
Servings 8
Calories 744.3 kcal


  • lb beef tenderloin
  • 2 tbsp butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 ounces liver pate
  • 2 tbsp butter, softened
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 (17.5 ounces) package frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • (10.5 ounces) beef broth
  • 2 red wine


  • Preheat the oven to 425° F (220° C).
  • Spread 2 tbsp of melted butter over the meat in a small baking dish.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F and bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Allow cooling fully before removing from pan. Keep the liquids in the pan.
  • Inside a pan over medium heat, melt 2 tbsp of butter. For 5 minutes, sauté the onion and mushrooms in butter. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  • Salt and pepper and mix pate and tbsp melted butter. Wrap the meat with pate. Put the onion and mushroom sauce on top.
  • Place the steak in the middle of the puff pastry dough. Fold the sides up and seal them, making sure the seams aren't too thick. Cut a few holes in the top of the crust and spray with egg yolk before placing the meat in a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  • Bake for 10 minutes at 450° F (230° C), then decrease to 425 °F (220° C) for another 10 to 15 minutes, or until the crust is a rich, golden brown. Remove from the oven and keep warm.
  • In a small saucepan over high heat, mix all of the saved liquids. Boil for 10 to 15 minutes, or until slightly reduced, after adding the beef stock and red wine. Remove the liquid and serve with the meat.


Nutrition Values:
Calories: 744.3 | Calories From Fat: 515.2 | Protein: 26.2g | Carbohydrates: 29.6g | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugars: 1.1g | Fat: 57.2g | Saturated Fat: 21.2g | Cholesterol: 131.4mg | Calcium: 29.7mg | Iron: 4.7mg | Magnesium: 32.5mg | Potassium: 384.6mg | Sodium: 433.7mg | Thiamin: 0.3mg | Vitamin B6: 0.3mg | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Vitamin A Iu: 533.3IU

The nutritional information is for a single serving and is simply a close estimate. The nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed to be accurate.
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